Do you face rising damp climbing the walls of your basement? Or maybe you are worried that your beautiful wooden decking in the garden might begin to rot. In either case, what you really need is structural waterproofing. And if you live in the Kent region and are concerned your property is not sufficiently protected, then you really need with structural waterproofing in Kent.
What is structural waterproofing?
Structural waterproofing is a range of techniques that are used to solve various problems. These include but are not limited to damp-proofing underground spaces like basements, tunnels, and vaults, and protecting vulnerable fitments like decking, rooftop terraces and external balconies from damage and deterioration. Effectively waterproofing your home or business property can ensure that you reduce the long term risk of costly damage to your property. Waterproofing a structure utilises a range of techniques including:
• Basement waterproofing
• Rising damp treatment
• Timber treatment
• Interior and exterior restoration
• Swimming pool waterproofing
• Damp proofing
• Condensation prevention
All of these services are designed to be used together to ensure that properties are free from potential water damage.
Do you need structural waterproofing?
Clients often ask me this question: how do I know I need structural waterproofing? That is a good question, and thankfully there are a few signs that tell you might need to waterproof structures in your house or business property. If you strip back the paint or wallpaper in your home, office or warehouse and see signs of damp or black patches, then you really need to start thinking about structural waterproofing. It is not enough to spray the area to clean the existing damp, you need to waterproof the structure to prevent the same thing happening again year after year.
If you don’t then you can find yourself out of pocket every single year. The climate in Kent means that unprotected structures are likely to take damage and need constant repair and replacement if they are not waterproofed properly. If you have external wooden decking in your home or commercial property, then you should immediately start thinking about having to wood treated to prevent it from deteriorating due to rain or moisture levels. You will notice that after a while the wood will begin to look dry and old and the boards will begin to split or crack.
The Importance of Structural Waterproofing In Kent
You may also consider structural waterproofing if your business needs to have dry underground storage. Whether it is for your massive servers or just for a place to store contracts and customer agreements, it is essential that you protect your assets and ensure that they are not subject to unnecessary water damage.
This suggests that the wood needs to be waterproofed and you have a small window to do this before the damage becomes irreversible.
Where can You find structural waterproofing contractors in Kent?
There are many waterproofing and timber treatment specialists in Kent. But, whether you are in Maidstone, Gravesend, Seven Oaks or even London, you can get in touch with DrySite Limited. DrySite can help you with all your structural waterproofing needs in the Kent region. We will send an expert to your property to discuss your requirements, review the issues you are facing, and provide you with a plan to fix any current issues and prevent future problems from developing before we can take hold.
So, what are you waiting for? Call DrySite Limited now on 0147 439 5501 to get to speak to an expert in structural waterproofing in Kent.